Portrait of a member of Flavian dynasty
Bronze. Second half of the 1st century CE.
H. 40 cm.
Inv. No. 348.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Portrait of a member of Flavian dynasty.

Bronze. Second half of the 1st century CE.
H. 40 cm.
Inv. No. 348.

Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum

Origin:
Excavations of Capitolium of Brescia, 1826. Found between the western and the central cellae.
Description:
The style of hair is typical for the Flavii. The portrait might be of Domitia Longina, wife of Domitian, or Julia, daughter of Titus.
Literature:
U. Hausmann, Bildnisse zweier junger Römerinnen in Fiesole, JdI 74, 1959, 175;
K. Kluge K. Lehmann-Hartleben, Die antiken Großbronzen II. Großbronzen der römischen Kaiserzeit (1927) 33 Ill. 2;
A. Sadurska, Les Portraits Romains dans les Collections Polonaises (1972) Note 24 [zu Nr. 16];
C. Stella, I Grandi Bronzi del Museo Romano di Brescia (1976) Pl. 4;
C. Stella (Hrsg.), Guida del Museo Romano di Brescia (1987) 67;
G. Daltrop U. Hausmann M. Wegner, Die Flavier, Herrscherbild 2, 1 (Berlin 1966) 122.
Credits:
2011. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum information materials.
2011. Add. information, bibliography: http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/2993.

comment
Keywords: bronze female portrait head of woman glassy paste eyes of glass the roman empress Domitia Longina Flavia Julia Iulia Titi Giulia Flavii Flavian dynasty woman lady hairdo hairstyle coiffure Inv No 348
History of Ancient Rome